Code of Conduct, Trolls, and Thankless Jobs

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Tue Dec 3 04:39:53 CET 2013

On 12/2/2013 6:11 PM, Ben Finney wrote:

> This forum doesn't have authorised moderators,

At least some PSF mailing lists have 1 or more PSF-authorized moderators 
(currently 4 for python-list) who pretty thanklessly check the initial 
posts of new subscribers and posts flagged by the spam detector as 
possible spam, or with other problems. We do not have 'every-post' 

> If you perceive uneven application of our code of conduct,

As far as I know, there has been just one non-spam application of CoC
to python-list: Nikos. I do not see how anyone could call that uneven or 

Terry Jan Reedy

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